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Cosenza vs. Ascoli 1/22/2022 Serie B Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Cosenza clashes with Ascoli on 1/22/2022 at 08:00 AM.

Cosenza visits Ascoli in a Serie B match. Cosenza with a record of 4-4-10 this season comes into this game with a 0-3-6 record on the road. Ascoli is 8-5-6 this season and is 2-3-4 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Cosenza and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Ascoli bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Cosenza.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Ascoli and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Cosenza.

The Cosenza Roster

The Players to Watch for the Cosenza

Marco Carraro MF



Marco Carraro has 17 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Marco Carraro has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marco Carraro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marco Carraro has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gabriele Gori FW



Gabriele Gori has 16 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Gabriele Gori has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gabriele Gori has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Gabriele Gori has 1 Red Cards this season.

Michele Rigione DF



As a scorer, Michele Rigione had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cosenza teammates, Michele Rigione had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Michele Rigione has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Michele Rigione has 0 Red Cards this season.

Andrea Tiritiello DF



As a scorer, Andrea Tiritiello had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cosenza teammates, Andrea Tiritiello had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andrea Tiritiello has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrea Tiritiello has 0 Red Cards this season.

Giuseppe Caso FW



As a scorer, Giuseppe Caso had 12 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Giuseppe Caso has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Giuseppe Caso has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Giuseppe Caso has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Ascoli Roster

The Players to Watch for the Ascoli

Federico Dionisi FW



As a scorer, Federico Dionisi had 16 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Federico Dionisi has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Federico Dionisi has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Federico Dionisi has 3 Red Cards this season.

Eric Botteghin DF



Eric Botteghin has 16 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ascoli teammates, Eric Botteghin had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Eric Botteghin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Eric Botteghin has 0 Red Cards this season.

Marcel Büchel MF



As a scorer, Marcel Büchel had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Marcel Büchel has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marcel Büchel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcel Büchel has 0 Red Cards this season.

Tommaso D’Orazio DF



As a scorer, Tommaso D’Orazio had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ascoli teammates, Tommaso D’Orazio had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tommaso D’Orazio has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tommaso D’Orazio has 0 Red Cards this season.

Tasos Avlonitis DF



As a scorer, Tasos Avlonitis had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Tasos Avlonitis has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tasos Avlonitis has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tasos Avlonitis has 0 Red Cards this season.

Cosenza Team Stats

The Cosenza Offensive Stats and Metrics

Cosenza scored 0.72 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Cosenza scored those goals off assists 93.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.67 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Cosenza converted on 0.22 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Cosenza attempts 3.28 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Cosenza attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.1% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Cosenza Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cosenza was able to hold opponents to 1.39 goals. Cosenza plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Cosenza goalkeepers fended off 4.56 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Cosenza goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 68.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Cosenza goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 11.1% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Cosenza Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Cosenza had 13.33 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Cosenza is in the top 69 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Cosenza has successfully intercepted 10.06 passes per 90 minutes of action. Cosenza is in the top 76 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Cosenza has committed 11.39 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Cosenza is in the top 31 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cosenza drew 14.06 fouls. This puts Cosenza in the top 15 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Cosenza had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.17 times per 90 minutes of action. Cosenza is in the top 7 percentile in offside calls against them.







Ascoli Team Stats

The Ascoli Offensive Stats and Metrics

Ascoli scored 1.05 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Ascoli was able to score 0.79 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Ascoli was able to score on 0.23 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Ascoli attempts 4.58 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Ascoli attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 36.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Ascoli Defensive Stats and Metrics

Ascoli gave up 1.16 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Ascoli goalkeepers fended off 3.84 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Ascoli goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 69.9% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 21.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Ascoli. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Ascoli Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Ascoli had 14.37 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Ascoli in the top 62 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Ascoli has successfully intercepted 14.11 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Ascoli in the top 21 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Ascoli commits 16.42 fouls. This puts Ascoli in the top 97 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Ascoli drew 14.53 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Ascoli is in the top 10 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Ascoli had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.53 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Ascoli in the top 30 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Cosenza vs. Ascoli Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Cosenza 1 Ascoli 1

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